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M. Vitrvvii Pollionis De architectura libri decem


Published 1567
Topics Architecture
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First edition with Barbaro's commentary in Latin, rather than Italian. See Mortimer. Francheschi also issued a 4to Italian ed. in the same year

For history of the ill., see Mortimer. The ill. are as in the corresponding 1567 Italian ed., but with the addition of 15 subjects and the omission of one. Most were cut by Giovanni Criegher, the co-publisher. There is an overlay on the plate at D1r, present in one of the Harvard copies described by Mortimer, but not in others. Woodcut musical notation, P4v and Q2r. Bird's eye view of Venice, R6v. Franceschi's "Pax" device on t.p. and last p. Initials, a few head-pieces

Text in roman, with Barbaro's commentary in italic. Greek font in last book

Signatures: a b A-2G 2H

Contents and index: p. [7]-[19], 1st sequence

Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent.

Binding: later vellum. Title in gilt on spine label: M.VITRUV. / CUM COM. / BARBARI. Date written in ink at foot of spine

Centered on front pastedown is bookplate of Biblioteca Giuliari (i.e. Giovanni Battista Giuliari, 1810-1892; see Bragaglia 2094). Below it is Giovanni Muzio's etched bookplate by Giacomo Manzù. On t.p. verso is ownership inscription of Matthaeus Lucchese, architect of Venice


Publisher Venetiis : Apud Franciscum Franciscium Senensem, & Ioan. Crugher Germanum
Pages 408
Language Latin
Call number 60870
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Some text is impossible to capture.

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